Brighton Marina Development
A £250 million development project has commenced in the south west corner of Brighton Marina. Plans include 853 flats, almost 2,000m² of shops and leisure space, a replacement yacht club and RNLI building.
The Mint Hotel
The Mint Hotel Tower of London, designed by Bennetts Associates, is located on a tight island site bound by Fenchurch Street Station to the north and conservation areas to the south and west. The 583-bedroom hotel takes the form of a broad courtyard with the facades following the medieval street edges of the adjoining area. A vaulted glass roof marks the division between the public areas and the bedroom floors.
At 1,016 feet and the tallest building in Europe, the Shard provides 900,000 square feet comprising office space, hotel, residential apartments, restaurants and viewing galleries with unparalleled views of south east England. Located in a busy part of London, the constrained site is in close proximity to London Bridge Station, a hospital, and a fully operational bus station.
Spinnaker Tower is a 170-metre (560 ft) landmark tower in Portsmouth, England. It is the centrepiece of the redevelopment of Portsmouth Harbour, which was supported by a National Lottery grant. The tower, designed by local firm HGP Architects and the engineering consultants Scott Wilson and built by Mowlem, reflects Portsmouth's maritime history by its being modelled after a sail. It was opened on 18 October 2005.